Randy Cross: USF, Quinton Flowers Could Get Off To A Really Hot StartCollege football season gets underway this weekend. Who are the contenders? Sleepers? Heisman watch players? CBS Sports' Randy Cross gives his thoughts.
Beware Of The September Heisman CandidateTwo weeks in, the hype is building, but past years have taught us that September Heisman winners are rarely end of year winners.
Heisman Watch: Mariota And Gordon Leading The Race Down Final StretchOregon quarterback Marcus Mariota looks to be the favorite this season, but Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon also has a decent shot to win the award. Everybody else may be playing for third place.
Heisman Watch: J.T. Barrett Has Led Ohio State's Resurrection As Playoff ContenderIf you are looking for this year’s young rising star with a shot to win the Heisman Trophy, look no further than Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett. The freshman starting quarterback has stepped into a tough spot and has grown and matured along the way with terrific results.
Heisman Watch: Wisconsin's Melvin Gordon Ready For Heisman Showdown With AbdullahThis week, Melvin Gordon leads the Wisconsin running game against another Heisman candidate and his ground game, Nebraska and Ameer Abdullah. The running back showcase should double as this week’s Heisman Trophy Spotlight Game.
Heisman Watch: TCU's Trevone Boykin This Year's Hidden GemTCU quarterback Trevone Boykin has been the face of a dynamic offense taking the Big 12 by storm, catapulting the Horned Frogs into the thick of the College Football Playoff mix.
Heisman Watch: Marshall's Rakeem Cato Should Be Considered For A Trip To New YorkAs far as numbers go, Rakeem Cato is a very good player, but to make a run to New York, he will have to go on a tear in the second half of the season.
Heisman Watch: Notre Dame's Everett Golson Goes Head-To-Head With Reigning Heisman Winner, Jameis WinstonThere is no disputing which game deserves the Heisman spotlight game this week. Notre Dame and Florida State will offer the biggest stage for a pair of Heisman Trophy candidates, Everett Golson of Notre Dame and the reigning Heisman Trophy winner from Florida State, Jameis Winston.
Heisman Watch: Mississippi State's Dak Prescott Is More Than Tim Tebow 2.0As the season has seen the rise of Mississippi State football, quarterback Dak Prescott has emerged on the scene as one of college football’s best. Is Prescott the best player in college football?
Heisman Watch: Why Michigan State Should Fear Ameer Abdullah Of NebraskaNebraska has three Heisman Trophy winners in its storied football history. Running back Ameer Abdullah has a shot to become the school’s fourth Heisman winner.
Heisman Watch: Can Alabama's Amari Cooper End Heisman Drought For Receivers?Every season is different when it comes to the Heisman Trophy, but history suggests it will be very tough for Alabama wide receiver Amari Cooper to have a legitimate shot at striking a pose in New York at the end of the season.
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